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Set SS-18 England: Wiltshire Megalithic Sites [15]

1 Stonehenge Overview, Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire, c. 2000 CE
2 Stonehenge "Heel-Stone" with overview of Cromlech (circle)
3 Stonehenge, View of Cromlech
4 Stonehenge, Trilithons (lintel-topped pairs of stones)
5 Stonehenge, Trilithons and Monoliths
6 Silbury Hill
7 Woodhenge
8 Avebury overview of Monoliths
9 Avebury Circle with close view of Monolith
10 Avebury Circle
11 Avebury Circle
12 Stanton Cove Monolith
13 Stanton Drew Monolith
14 Stanton Drew Monolith
15 Stanton Drew Monolith


Set SS-68 England: Megalithic Sites of Oxfordshire, Wiltshire & Devon [20]

1 Kingstone, Rollrights, Oxfordshire, Neolithic
2 Whispering Knights, Rollrights, Oxfordshire, Bronze Age, far view
3 Whispering Knights, Rollrights, Oxfordshire, Bronze Age, whole
4 Whispering Knights, Rollrights, Oxfordshire, Bronze Age, detail
5 Rollrights, Oxfordshire, Neolithic-Bronze Age, 3000-1800 BCE, detail of circle
6 Rollrights, Oxfordshire, Neolithic-Bronze Age, 3000-1800 BCE, detail of stone
7 Wayland Smithy, tomb, near Uffington, Oxfordshire, Neolithic
8 Wayland Smithy, tomb, near Uffington, Oxfordshire Neolithic, entrance
9 Uffington Castle, Iron Age Hill Fort, Oxfordshire, far view
10 Uffington White Horse, Iron Age Chalk Drawing, Oxfordshire, far view from below
11 Silbury Hill, Neolithic, c. 2500, Wiltshire
12 Crop Circle near W. Kennet Long Barrow, Wiltshire, Contemporary (photo 5/98)
13 West Kennet Long Barrow, Chamber Tomb, Neolithic, Wiltshire, front stones
14 West Kennet Long Barrow, Chamber Tomb, Neolithic, Wiltshire, entrance
15 Avebury Circle, Neolithic, Wiltshire, detail of circle
16 Avebury Circle, Neolithic, Wiltshire, stone
17 Spinster Rock, Quoit, Tomb, Neolithic, 3500-2500 BCE, Devon, Dartmoor
18 Scorhill Stone Circle, Bronze Age, Dartmoor
19 Merrivale, Menhir, Bronze Age, Dartmoor
20 Merrivale, Stone Row-alignment, Bronze Age, Dartmoor


Set SS-70 England: Megalithic Sites of Cornwall [20]

1 Duloe Stone Circle, Bronze Age
2 Trethevy Quoit, Neolithic, Bodmin Moor
3 The Hurlers Stone Circle, Bronze Age, Bodmin Moor
4 Chysauster, Iron Age Settlement, Madron
5 Chysauster, Iron Age Settlement, Madron, detail room
6 Carn Euny, Iron Age Village, huts, Sancreed
7 Carn Euny, Iron Age, Fougou (Underground Vaulted Storage or Ritual Area)
8 Ballowall Barrow, Bronze Age, St. Just
9 Men-An-Tol, Holed Stone, Neolithic, Madron
10 Men-An-Tol, Holed Stone, Neolithic
11 Men-An-Tol, Holed Stone, Neolithic
12 Men Scryfa, Menhir, Late Iron Age, Madron
13 Lanyon Quoit (Tomb), Neolithic, Madron
14 Chun Quoit, Neolithic, Morvah
15 Merry Maidens Stone Ring, Bronze Age, St. Buryan, detail
16 Merry Maidens Stone Ring, Bronze Age
17 Piper Stone [1 0f 2], Menhir, near Merry Maidens, Bronze Age
18 Piper Stone [2 of 2], Menhir, near Merry Maidens, Bronze Age
19 Tregiffian Barrow, Neolithic, St. Buryan
20 Boscawen-un Stone Circle, Bronze Age, St. Buryan, detail of ring


Set SS-80 Ireland: Passage Graves of Newgrange, Knowth, Fourknocks, and Loughcrew [17]

1 Loughcrew, Carnebane E, Cairn T, whole, frontal
2 Loughcrew, Carnebane E, Cairn T, whole, rear
3 Loughcrew, Carnebane E, Cairn T, interior entrance with stones in relief
4 Loughcrew, Carnebane E, Cairn T, interior stone with carvings.
5 Newgrange, Co. Meath, whole, exterior of Passage Grave
6 Newgrange, exterior, entrance with detail of carved stone
7 Newgrange, exterior, carved stone with spirals
8 Newgrange, exterior, carved stone with spirals & squares
9 Newgrange, exterior, carved stone with concentric ovoid circles & circular penetrations
10 Fourknocks, Co. Meath, exterior, side view, entrance of passage tomb, detail
11 Fourknocks, interior, carved standing stones and lintels toward doorway
12 Fourknocks, interior, detail, tomb chamber with carved lintel
13 Fourknocks, interior, detail carved lintel with parallel zigzags
14 Knowth, reconstruction illustration of site and tombs
15 Knowth, Co. Meath, exterior passage graves
16 Knowth, detail upright stones around base of major tumulus, carvings
17 Knowth, exterior, view of entrance and carved stones


Set SS-81 Ireland: Stone Circles, Graves, and Dolmens of Carrowmore, Creevykeel, Poulnabrone, Brown Hill, & Piper Stones [20]

1 Brown Hill Dolmen, Co. Wicklow, side view
2 Brown Hill Dolmen, frontal view
3 Athgreany Pipers Stones, Co. Wicklow, circle
4 Athgreany Pipers Stones, Co. Wicklow, detail, heel stone
5 Creevykeel, Co. Sligo, Court Cairn, entrance passage
6 Creevykeel, Co. Sligo, Court Cairn, entrance gateway-post & lintel
7 Creevykeel, Co. Sligo, Court Cairn, court
8 Creevykeel, Co. Sligo, Court Cairn, court detail of tomb area
9 Poulnabrune, Burren, Quoit slide view
10 Poulnabrune, Burren, Quoit frontal view
11 Gleninsheen Wedge Tomb, Burren
12 Cressanbaun Quoit, near Connemare
13 Carrowmore, Co. Sligo, small Quoit
14 Carrowmore, Co. Sligo, Stone Circle
15 Carrowmore, Co. Sligo, Stone Circle with small Quoit in center
16 Carrowmore, Co. Sligo, detail, small Quoit from #15 in center of stone circle
17 Carrowmore, Co. Sligo, Stone Circle
18 Carrowmore, Co. Sligo, small Quoit
19 Burren, Wedge Tomb
20 Burren, Wedge Tomb

 

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SS80 Newgrange, entrance with detail of carved stone